Basic Pharmacology for Nurses / Edition 13

Basic Pharmacology for Nurses / Edition 13

by Bruce D. Clayton, Yvonne N. Stock
     
 

This time-tested nursing pharmacology text is known for its concise drug monographs and application of the nursing process, extensive use of color, student-friendly approach, and emphasis on health promotion through medication monitoring and patient education. See more details below

Overview

This time-tested nursing pharmacology text is known for its concise drug monographs and application of the nursing process, extensive use of color, student-friendly approach, and emphasis on health promotion through medication monitoring and patient education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323023597
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/31/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of Contents

1Definitions, names, standards, and information sources
2Principles of drug action and drug interactions
3Drug action across the life span
4The nursing process and pharmacology
5Patient education and health promotion
6A review of arithmetic
7Principles of medication administration
8Percutaneous administration
9Enteral administration
10Parenteral administration : safe preparation of parenteral medications
11Parenteral administration : intradermal, subcutaneous, and intramuscular routes
12Parenteral administration : intravenous route
13Drugs affecting the autonomic nervous system
14Sedative-hypnotics
15Drugs used for Parkinson's disease
16Drugs used for anxiety disorders
17Drugs used for mood disorders
18Drugs used for psychoses
19Drugs used for seizure disorders
20Drugs used for pain management
21Introduction to cardiovascular diseases and metabolic syndrome
22Drugs used to treat dyslipidemias
23Drugs used to treat hypertension
24Drugs used to treat dysrhythmias
25Drugs used to treat angina
26Drugs used to treat peripheral vascular disease
27Drugs used to treat thromboembolic disorders
28Drugs used to treat heart failure
29Drugs used for diuresis
30Drugs used to treat upper respiratory disease
31Drugs used to treat lower respiratory disease
32Drugs used to treat oral disorders
33Drugs used to treat gastroesophageal reflux and peptic ulcer diseases
34Drugs used to treat nausea and vomiting
35Drugs used to treat constipation and diarrhea
36Drugs used to treat diabetes mellitus
37Drugs used to treat thyroid disease
38Corticosteroids
39Gonadal hormones
40Drugs used in obstetrics
41Drugs used in men's and women's health
42Drugs used to treat disorders of the urinary system
43Drugs used to treat glaucoma and other eye disorders
44Drugs affecting neoplasms
45Drugs used to treat the muscular system
46Antimicrobial agents
47Nutrition
48Herbal and dietary supplement therapy
49Substance abuse
50Miscellaneous agents

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